A manual written by Rev. E.N. Sawtell, Pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church in Louisville, Kentucky. Originally published in 1833 and updated in 1927 by Elizabeth Aiken Barbour of the woman's auxiliary. Topics: Second Presbyterian Church (Louisville, Ky.), Presbyterian Church--Kentucky--Louisville
A history of the New York Institution for the blind from 1833. Includes biographical notices, institution by-laws and lists of donors. Also includes samples of printing for the blind and an illustration of the alphabet for the blind. Topics: New York Institution for the Blind, New York Institution for the Blind--By-laws,...
Text of the argument given by Mr. Helm Bruce on January 27, 1922 before the Senate Judiciary Committee on bill to abolish race track gambling in Kentucky. Topics: Horse racing--Betting--Kentucky, Horse racing--Betting--Law and legislation--Kentucky
A study of business and employment among Negroes in Louisville, written and published in 1944 by associates of the Louisville Municipal College for Negroes, University of Louisville, Louisville Urban League and Central Colored High School. Signed and dated by Bertram W. Doyle, Director, Dean, Louisville Municipal College. Topics: African American businesspeople--Kentucky--Louisville, African...
The story of an African American maid known as Aunt Cilla and her service to the Howell and Carothers families of Bardstown, Kentucky in the late 19th century. Topics: Bardstown (Ky.)--Biography, Bardstown (Ky.)--History
A book of poetry detailing life with Native Americans in Ohio during the War of 1812. Published in Columbus, Ohio by F. J. Heer Printing Co. Topics: Frontier and pioneer life--Ohio, Ohio--History--War of 1812--Poetry
A book listing the origin and jurisdiction of the superior and inferior courts and the fees of all public officers in Kentucky in 1872. Topics: Kentucky--Registers, Kentucky--Officials and employees--Salaries, etc.
A 16 x 10 centimeter map of Central and Southern Europe with a scale of approximately 1:4,200,000. Published by Johnson & Browning in New York in 1859. Also contains an inset (left) "Map of the Seat of War" scale - 1:2,350,000. Topic: Europe--Maps
Produced by the Travelers' Protective Association of America, representing the manufacturing, wholesale, railway, banking, professional and commercial interests of the state in general. Includes histories, descriptions, photographs and maps of various places in Kentucky. Edited by T. Edgar Harvey. Topics: Kentucky--Description and travel, Kentucky--Economic conditions
Revised by the National Division of the United States, at its third annual session, held in the city of New York, June, 1846. Printed in Louisville, Kentucky by John C. Noble. Includes constitution, by-laws, rules of order, a list of officers and members, resolutions adopted by the grand division and decisions made by the national division. Topics: Temperance--Kentucky--Societies, etc.
For 1883-1884. Contains a list of householders, arranged by streets and numbers, a complete classified commercial directory, a record of city officers, churches, courts, secret and other societies, etc. Printed by the Courier-Journal Job Printing Company in Louisville, Kentucky. Topics: Business enterprises--Kentucky--Louisville, Louisville (Ky.)--Directories
Contains the text of the sermon preached by John N. Norton, Rector of Ascension Church: Frankfort, Kentucky at the re-opening of Christ Church in Louisville, Kentucky on September 11, 1850. Published in Louisville by Hulls and Shannon, Printers. Topics: Christ Church Cathedral (Louisville, Ky.), Church maintenance and repair
A guide to the houses of ill fame for the 1895 encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic in Louisville, Ky. Published by Wentworth Publishing House Printers in 1895. Topics: Prostitution--Kentucky--Louisville, Folklore--Kentucky, Grand Army of the Republic
Contains an historical sketch of Louisville, Kentucky from 1778 to 1844, including the trade and statistics of the city, city and county officers, river distances and a general directory. Compiled by Nathaniel Peabody Poor and published in Louisville by W.N. Haldeman. (Missing pages 6-7, 65-68, 257-258) Topics: Louisville (Ky.)--Directories, Louisville (Ky.)--History
A booklet containing illustrations and historical notes of various historic homes of Indianapolis, Indiana. Published by the Railroadmen's Federal Savings and Loan Association of Indianapolis. Topic: Indianapolis (Ind.)--Historic buildings
An illustrated book containing information about Louisville, Kentucky's growth, resources, commerce, manufactures, financial interests, public institutions, and prospects. Also contains reviews of New Albany and Jeffersonville, Indiana. Published by Acme Publishing and Engraving Co. of Chicago, Illinois. Topics: Louisville (Ky.)--Description and travel, Industries--Kentucky--Louisville
Memorial of Reverend John Nicholas Norton by the wardens and vestry of the Christ Church Cathedral, Louisville, Kentucky. Topics: Norton, John N. (John Nicholas), 1820-1881, Episcopalians--Kentucky--Louisville--Biography,...
This book contains cartoon sketches of various prominent Kentuckians at the turn of the 20th century. Authorship is attributed to Louisville Newspaper Cartoonists, with no mention of specific artist names. Topics: Caricatures and cartoons, Kentucky--Biography--Portraits
An extract from the journal of Vincent Gilpin's journey on horseback "into the mountain fastnesses and to the firesides of mountaineers and moonshiners of Kentucky and the Virginias." Contains several black and white illustrations of various places, people and items found along the way. Preface and illustrations by Sanford L. Cluett. Topic: Kentucky--History
A book describing Kentucky's principal cities and towns, protective and commercial ability, financial and trade resources, etc. Includes advertisements, photographs, portraits and drawings. Issued by the Kentucky Division of the Travelers Protective Association of America. Topic: Kentucky--Description and travel
Selected memoirs of D.H. Smith who was a colonel of the 5th Kentucky cavalry (Confederate) and served under General John H. Morgan during his various raids. Topics: Smith, Dabney Howard, 1821-1889, Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864, Confederate States of America. Army....
Contains biographical information and a portrait of Robert Owen, the business man. Part of the Little Journeys series: Vol. 24, No. 1. From the cover: "Done into a book by the Roycrofters at their shop which is in East Aurora, Erie County, New York." Topic: Owen, Robert, 1771-1858.
A biography of Booker T. Washington written by Elbert Hubbard as part of the Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Teachers series : Volume 23, Number 1. Includes a portrait of Mr. Washington. Topics: Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915, African American teachers--Biography
Statistics, facts and photographs of Louisville, Kentucky from the late 1800s and early 1900s. Extracted from The Louisville Evening Post Atlas of the World. Topics: Louisville (Ky.)--Economic conditions, Louisville (Ky.)--Description and travel
Mostly illustrated book about Louisville, Kentucky. Contains photographs of street scenes, buildings, and neighborhoods. Published in 1889 by the H.R. Page & Company. Topic: Louisville (Ky.)--Pictorial works
A souvenir book of the city of Louisville, Kentucky created for distribution during the G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) encampment. Includes descriptions and portraits of government officials and business owners, illustrations and photographs of buildings, businesses and residences in the city and advertisements. Topic: Louisville (Ky.)--Commerce--Directories
An industrial history of Louisville, Kentucky, including black and white portraits and biographies of several of the city's leading men. Photographically illustrated by E. Klauber and published by John P. Morton in Louisville. Topic: Louisville (Ky.)--History
A tourist guide of Scotland from the late 19th century. Includes descriptions, illustrations, advertisements and a color map of the London, Northwestern and Caledonian Railways. Topic: Scotland--Description and travel--1801-1900
A memoir of Lexington, a race horse, written by the editor of the Kentucky Live Stock Record in the late 19th century. Includes information on lineage, races, winnings, etc. Topic: Lexington (Race horse)
Second memorandum transmitted October 31st, 1917, by the Committee for Immigrants in America. Contains a proclamation, laws, war policy and recommendations for legislation and Americanization. Topics: World War, 1914-1918--United States, Aliens--United States
Contains several lectures of Moss as well as a biographical sketch. Essays include Two Revelations, Man and the Lower Animals, Design and Natural Selection, Bible Horrors or True Blasphemy, Health, Wealth, and Happiness, Fictitious Gods, and Bible Saints and Sinners, pts.1-2. Published by Watts & Co. in the 1880s. Topics: Freethinking, Lectures and essays
A book containing illustrated gradations in reading and spelling, intended as an introduction to the Series of school readers by S.G. Goodrich. Published in Louisville, Kentucky by John P. Morton. Topics: Readers--1800-1870, Goodrich, Samuel G. (Samuel Griswold), 1793-1860
The official souvenir program of the National Negro Business League's tenth annual session, which was held August 18-20, 1909 in Louisville, Kentucky. Contains a list of members, information about Louisville, portraits and advertisements. Topic: African Americans--Kentucky--Louisville
An address delivered before the Alumni Association of Jefferson Medical College, April 1, 1885. Reprinted from American Practitioner. Topics: Personality and cognition, Perceptual learning, Perception, Learning, Psychology of
A promotional booklet published by the University of Louisville Development Program. Contains several black and white photographs, charts and descriptions of the University and various schools and programs. Topic: University of Louisville
A booklet detailing the history of the Speed Scientific School at the University of Louisville from 1925-1969. Includes photographs of buildings and faculty, staff and alumni of the school. Topics: University of Louisville--Speed Scientific School, Engineering Schools--Kentucky, University of...
A written account of an address regarding public education delivered by J. H. Ingraham at the Methodist Church in Nashville, Tennessee on June 7, 1848. Also includes letters, an appendix containing rules for the proposed school, and excerpts from other addresses regarding public education in other cities. Topics: Schools--Tennessee--Nashville, Education--Tennessee--Nashville
Appeared in the Louisville Dailies: May 12, 14, 16, 18, 1928. I. The resignation or non-employment of certain teachers; II. The recent propaganda against the board; III. The University's new administrative and educational policies; IV. Why Mr. George Colvin is retained as President. Topics: University of Louisville--Administration, Universities and...
byPirtle, James S. (James Speed), 1840-1919; McDermott, Edward J. (Edward John), 1852-1926
The speeches of John S. Pirtle and E.J. McDermott in opposition to the election of Charles D. Jacob as mayor of Louisville, Ky. Topics: Campaign literature--1896--Republican, Mayors--Kentucky--Louisville--Election, Political...
A booklet published in 1963 by the University of Louisville, Department of Buildings and Grounds that describes security regulations, including general and special instructions for police and watchmen. Topic: University of Louisville--History